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Dec 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
of money between new york and mexico. as they moved through that, they kept looking and kept opening doors and frankly in finding new problems. for example, at one point they realized that the bank branch in mexico had a location in the cayman islands where there on paper $2.1 billion worth of accounts for tens thousands of customers. that branch had no staff and had no office. and no one knew really who that money belonged to. >> woodruff: and the culpability inside h.s.b.c., devlin barrett, is it known who knew and how high it went? >> part of why the settlement was so large is because there was an electronic trail of all the internal warnings that went on. at one point one compliance officer claimed, what is this the school of low expectations banking? we know how this movie ends and it ends badly. and those warnings kept going up. they kept getting ignored. that's what the electronic records show. since this whole thing has come to light a lot of the senior leadership has changed out. there are new people in place. they've hired some pretty senior former u.s. anti-money landerrin
PBS
Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
december 21, 2012, was said to be based on projections in an ancient mayan calendar. in mexico, tourists and new age spiritualists gathered to greet the day at mayan archaeological sites. and thousands converged on stonehenge in england for an "end of the world" party coinciding with the winter solstice. it may not be doomsday, but americans are feeling less hopeful about the future. the university of michigan's consumer confidence index fell this month to the lowest point since july. and wall street gave ground today on worries about the lack of a budget deal in washington. the dow jones industrial average lost almost 121 points to close near 13,190. the nasdaq fell 29 points to close at 3,021. for the week, the dow gained about half a percent; the nasdaq rose 1.7%. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and we return to the aftermath of the shootings in newtown, connecticut, a week ago today. ray suarez begins our coverage of the latest developments. >> suarez: a cold rain fell this morning in newtown, connecticut, as townspeople and offici
PBS
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
very helpful. i think we want to work together with mexico and their new leadership on what we do with respect to illegal migration from central america. but all of these things, as your question says, they all are related with each other s you have to create the right balance. you have to have the right way for people to come in legally. you have to have the right balance for who can come in to work particularly in certain jobs where there's a continued labor shortage. when you do that, it allows us on the enforcement side to focus on those who have more nefarious purposes. >> suarez: now you've been a prosecutor, as you mentioned. you've been an executive, a state executive. but you've also been an elected official long enough to know that this is a political question as well. did november 6 change the calculations on both sides of the aisle? is there a new energy to get this done one way or the other? >> well, i think speaking in terms of how we look at it, at department of homeland security and i think if the white house at large, we've been very committed from the first term
PBS
Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
london. >> still to come on tonight's program, hours away from inaugurating a new president, we take a closer look at the man poised to leave mexico. now to a sunken treasure that has sparked a major controversy. after locked in limbo, it is being shown off to the rest of the world. tom has this report from spain. >> inside his vault and inside these containers are thousands of gold and silver coins that were found at the bottom of the ocean. and this is have a change when restored. to what they looked like before they spent 200 years under the sea. dodge this is a tiny part of 14 tons of treasurer found on a spanish ship that sank in 18 04. according to historical documents of the time, it was one of the ships that carried the most amount of pressure on board. they think this particular find is unique. >> is also unique for a long- running legal dispute between an american company that founded the spanish government. they said spain was the rightful owner because there were spanish coins found on the wreck of a spanish ship and the company was forced to hand it back. today, a first gl
PBS
Dec 9, 2012 3:00pm PST
wilson in new mexico, who were good statewide candidates with good credentials who lost for one reason, they had (r) next to their name. this is an albatross. this is a problem for republicans to deal with, and the president knows he has an advantage and the republicans have to get beyond this is a day are going to become competitive. >> any wiggle room in the house, charles? >> i don't understand when colby says for the president raising rates is a matter of principle. there was no principle involved. obama himself said at a briefing in july 2011 press conference that you can raise the $1.20 trillion that he wanted at the time without raising rates, by doing it by eliminating deductions and exclusions, which is the more rational way. obama's, and debt reduction commission had recommended that you raise tens of revenue for the federal government, you do tax reform, and you actually lower rates while you expand the base, and the reason is that if you raise rates, you injure economic expansion, if you lower them, you exhilarated, and by making deductions, you make the tax system a more f
PBS
Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
mexico. it will bring more rain and snow, this time washington and new york could be hit as well. >> a wicket when to remix is wreaking havoc on the nation's midsection. -- a wicked winter remix is wreaking havoc on the nation's midsection. this has ruined plans for tens of thousands. the national weather service says the heaviest the commissions will be in northern pennsylvania. and parts of the northeast, they are taking the snow in stride. >> i love it. this is part of living in new england. >> standard new england weather. >> this is mostly bringing heavy rain and strong winds of up to 70 miles per hour. this is causing more problems for travelers. at least 355 have been cancelled today. in the last 24 hours, it has been more than 2400. power was knocked out from texas to vermont. people in ohio are trying to clean up the mess. from texas to alabama, at least 34 tornadoes touched down. today, people are picking up the debris. the death toll from the winter storm has risen. so far, at least nine people have been killed. >> there are police everywhere. >> police are cautioning driver
PBS
Dec 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
strike, tomorrow. we have a report narrated by lindsey hilsum of "independent television news." >> reporter: tourists are flocking to mexico and guatemala to sites where the ancient maya lived and where their descendents are channeling the wisdom of their forebearers. >> we're hoping for some sort of a contact event, meet some beings of other species and really just asking for help. >> reporter: in the meantime, archaeologists keep trying to explain it's the end of an era, not of the world. the ancient maya split time into periods of 400 years and tomorrow is the end of a cycle of 136. 7,000 miles away in moscow, a cold war era bunker is being prepared. "the enemy of the state has launched atomic missiles" says the voice. maybe this time it will be an asteroid. the plan is to have a party tonight and wait it out. entry fee: a thousand dollars. in china, hundreds of people from the almighty god cult have been arrested for distributing leaflets. their crime? not warning of the end of the world but promoting war on the big red dragon-- the communist party. in the south of france
PBS
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
stoppage also forced ships to reroute to ports in mexico, panama and northern california. a tentative deal was reached late last night after federal mediators joined negotiations. no details yet on the deal, but workers are expected to get new terms that will prevent jobs from being outsourced. >> tom: we saw the influence of apple on any stock index which includes it. without apple, the dow rallied. but the nasdaq and s&p 500 were weighed down thanks to apple's weakness. the s&p 500 hit its lowest level of the session just after a stronger than expected report on the services sector before 11:00 a.m. eastern time. it bounced into positive territory and closed up 0.2%. volume picked up a little on the big board with 757 million shares. 1.8 billion moved on the nasdaq. the technology sector was the big drag on the broad market. it fell 1.3%. the utility sector saw the best gains, up 1.6%. apple put the brakes on the broad market, selling off on heavier than usual volume. apple fell 6.4%, with the stock closing at a three-week low. there are plenty of trader theories behind the weakness in a
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